Maybe I Can’t Fix Everything

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Today I feel powerless to the many things that are spinning out of my control. See, my problem is that I’ve always been a fixer. I’ve always thought that if I took enough time, enough love, enough thought, enough effort, I could mend everything that was broken. Even if it was irreparably broken.

Maybe that’s my biggest flaw, thinking I can love something into healing.

So as I watch the people I love dizzy themselves with raised voices and words like knives, I stand somewhere in the vortex, thinking that my one voice, my one heart can change what it simply cannot.

But I cannot.
I cannot.
I cannot.

And it breaks my heart.

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